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Jim Cooper's Public Statements

Full Name: Jim Cooper
Office: U.S. House (TN) - District 5, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 5
Primary Aug. 7, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Martha; 3 Children: Mary, Jamie, Hayes
Birth Date: 06/19/1954
Birth Place: Nashville, TN
Home City: Nashville, TN
Religion: Episcopalian
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Date Title
May 2, 2006 Blue Dog Coalition
May 2, 2006 The "Do Less than Nothing Congress"
May 1, 2006 The Financial Times Editorial - A Truer Measure of America's Ballooning Deficit
April 27, 2006 Letter to Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee Hon. Duncan Hunter
April 25, 2006 Debt and the Deficit
April 15, 2006 E-Newsletter
April 6, 2006 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2007
March 31, 2006 Cooper Amendment to Give Taxpayers Fairer and Clearer Picture of Budget Deficit
March 31, 2006 Cooper Pushes for Earmark Reform in Budget Committee Mark-Up
March 27, 2006 Cooper Joins Students and Area Musicians to Recognize Importance of Music in Our Schools
March 8, 2006 Congressman Cooper Visits Katrina-Ravaged Areas
March 8, 2006 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. 4167, National Uniformity for Food Act of 2005
March 7, 2006 Blue Dog Coalition
March 2, 2006 New Report Shows Budget Deficit More than Twice Amount Stated in President's Budget
Feb. 22, 2006 Cooper Statement Opposing Deal on Port Security
Feb. 15, 2006 Ford, Cooper, Davis, Gordon and Tanner urge House leaders to move legislation calling on Bush Administration to consult with Governors and Congress on
Feb. 15, 2006 Honoring those who Served in the United States Colored Troops During the Civil War
Feb. 10, 2006 Cooper Says He Will Fight Against Cuts in Veterans Benefits Program
Feb. 3, 2006 Cooper Urges Rumsfeld to Keep National Guard at Current Level
Feb. 1, 2006 Honoring A National Leader in Child Safety: Dr. Robert Sanders
Feb. 1, 2006 Relating to Consideration of S. 1932, Deficit Reduction Act of 2005
Jan. 31, 2006 Saluting the Tennessee Army National Guard's 168th Military Police Battalion
Dec. 18, 2005 Waiving Points of Order Against Conference Report on H.R. 2863, Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2006
Dec. 16, 2005 Cardoza, Democrats Outline Principles for Success in Iraq
Dec. 9, 2005 Harman Urges Adoption of Anti-Torture Provision
Dec. 6, 2005 Blue Dog Coalition
Nov. 18, 2005 Cooper Opposes Deficit-Increasing Republican Budget
Nov. 16, 2005 Congress Remembers Rosa Parks
Nov. 16, 2005 Return to PAYGO
Nov. 9, 2005 PAYGO Proposal
Oct. 27, 2005 Disapproving the Recommendations of the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission
Oct. 21, 2005 National Debt Now at $8 Trillion; Cooper Urges President to Act Now
Oct. 20, 2005 Cooper Urges Officals to Do More to Help Seniors Confused by New Prescription Drug Options
Oct. 18, 2005 The Growing National Debt
Sept. 7, 2005 Cooper Urges Federal Government to Take Action Against Price Gouging
July 26, 2005 Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2005
June 21, 2005 The Budget Deficit
May 25, 2005 The Financial Condition of our Nation's Government
May 24, 2005 Urging Members to Support Federal Funding of Stem Cell and Cord Blood Research
May 4, 2005 Deficit and Debt Crisis
April 27, 2005 The Budget
April 5, 2005 Federal Budget Deficit
March 25, 2005 A Tale of Creditors and Drunken Sailors
March 16, 2005 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2006
March 16, 2005 The Budget
March 15, 2005 Blue Dog Coalition 12-Step Budget Reform Plan
March 15, 2005 The Missing-In-Action President
March 15, 2005 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for Defense, the Global War on Terror, and Tsunami Relief, 2005
March 14, 2005 Restraining Spending
March 11, 2005 Recission Time in Congress
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